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  • Is Myriad spiralling out of control?

    USPTO guidance for determining subject matter eligibility in claims resulting from laws of nature in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Myriad decision has caused high concern. Some believe a court challenge is likely if the agency does not change its policy. Michael Loney and Alli Pyrah introduce the debate

  • The way ahead for IP enforcement

    The UK will this month host a summit on IP enforcement. James Nurton visited UK IP Minister Lord Younger to ask him what it is and what he expects it to achieve

  • Europe clarifies protection for black and white marks

    Europe’s IP offices are harmonising the way they protect black-and-white and greyscale marks. Rebecca Tew and Amy Wood look at how the move will affect trade mark applicants and owners in practice

  • Preparing for Chinese trade secret litigation

    Getting and presenting evidence to establish your trade secret claims in China can be difficult. Christine Yiu discusses strategies on how to gather and present your evidence

  • Regional Trade Mark Law for the GCC states

    A regional trade mark law in the Middle East has come a step closer. As Saba Al Sultani and Rob Deans explain, it is a unifying not unitary Law – but one that could provide major benefits to brand owners

  • The life and times of a GSK patent

    Carl Battle has a big job on his hands managing pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline’s patent team. Michael Loney talks to him and some of his staff about bringing Anoro Ellipta to market, the dreaded patent cliff, combating generic drug companies and navigating developing countries’ IP hostility

  • What can we call our drug?

    A crowded marketplace and increased regulatory pressure are among the headaches for GSK’s trade mark team, reports Simon Crompton

  • Using patent extension to make up for lost time

    Provisions on patent term extension vary greatly in different jurisdictions. Kathryn D Soulier and Noel E Day provide a guide to the maze of regulations, and advise on how to get maximum protection

  • Understand your administrative enforcement options

    IP owners can often draw on the support of administrative enforcement officials tasked with the job of tackling IP offences. This is a guide to doing it in four jurisdictions


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Here's @twobirdsip take on #CJEU #Applestore trademark ruling http://t.co/JY9CDgbgnl Emphasises importance of acquired distinctiveness

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We're finalising the 50 most influential people in IP #MIP50. Last year's list included Angelina Jolie. Who will be the surprise in 2014?

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Some interesting points. RT @Olswang: UK: Aereo and TVCatchup: Different courts, different laws, same result http://t.co/jQbmPMfcoC

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June 2014

Is Myriad spiralling out of control?

USPTO guidance for determining subject matter eligibility in claims resulting from laws of nature in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Myriad decision has caused high concern. Some believe a court challenge is likely if the agency does not change its policy. Michael Loney and Alli Pyrah introduce the debate



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